James Kissinger

James Kissinger is a husband, a father, a student of life... a man with more questions than answers. He lives in the northwest corner of Arkansas with his beautiful wife, Sara, and daughters Audrey and Sally. He was raised on sweet tea and fried foods and is thankful for his Southern heritage.


In the first article I wrote for ReadyAimLife.com, Daughters, I mentioned a new tradition our family began in 2008 – the awarding of the “Best Campfire Story” trophy on our family camping trips.  We’d long told stories around the campfire, […]


This past weekend I found myself angry at my dad because my chainsaw quit working. Yep, angry at a 69 year old man who lives 5 hours away because I couldn’t get a power tool to work. A few weeks […]

Shadows for Bars

I earn a living in sales. I’ve been selling in some form or fashion most all of my life. I was a scrawny kid growing up, 5 foot nothin’ and a hundred pounds in high school. Ears like Dumbo. Literally the smallest kid in school in ninth grade. So I had to learn to sell myself.

[FATHERHOOD] Daughters

“On behalf of every man Looking out for every girl You are the God and the weight of her world So fathers, be good to your daughters Daughters will love like you do.” – John Mayer – Daughters I have […]